Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
Dana Incorporated is seeking to fill spring engineering co-op positions at their World Headquarters in Maumee, OH.
Potential Departments available:
Global Manufacturing Engineering (GME)
Primary Job Responsibilities:
The main responsibility of this position will be to assist in the completion of many engineering projects. Other duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Collect data for several Value Added/Value Engineering projects.
Process development & documentation of manufacturing work instructions.
Assist and test the development of new operator friendly tooling designs/capabilities.
Perform research, design & development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly method & production equipment.
Design, assemble, test and analyze specified products to meet various customer performance requirements.
Write and present reports on all active projects
Assist production, domestic and international affiliates with manufacturing issues as required.
Interface with other disciplines including: product engineering, design, testing & development and manufacturing.
Visit assembly and machining plants to learn about manufacturing procedures and cost savings opportunities.
Record and collect test data.
Uphold the divisional mission and quality statement.
All other duties as directed by management.
A Materials Lab student can expect to be an important asset as they help test and analyze Dana products.
For Materials Engineering co-ops, other primary job duties may include but are not limited to:
Perform sample preparation (section, mount, polish), testing, and material analysis on samples submitted to the laboratory
Evaluate and interpret test results and prepare test reports (including opinions, where appropriate and necessary)
Become proficient with laboratory equipment and test methods (examples of tests that may be performed include: mechanical properties of metallic and non-metallic materials, hardness, chemistry, environmental testing, wear testing, and dimensional/metrological testing)
Responsible for planning tests under supervision of laboratory personnel to determine appropriate testing and analysis
Learn materials and metallurgical theories applicable to various Dana components
Learn basic design, function, materials and testing of various Dana components
Work on laboratory assignments in a timely manner with minimal supervision
Keep laboratory and equipment neat and clean
Perform laboratory weekly co-op specific assigned tasks
Metallographic structure interpretations
Material/manufacturing processing problem analysis, failure analysis
Prepare etching solutions; ensure a ready supply of etching solutions and solvents
Enrollment in a Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or Metallurgical Engineering program.
Proven work experience (not necessarily technical work experience).
Experience with Manufacturing or Assembly a plus.
Computer proficiency in a Windows environment utilizing Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes.
Excellent mechanical aptitude.
Must be capable of performing duties with limited supervision.
Excellent interpersonal skills to permit effective interaction with all levels of Dana and external customers.
Self-directed and motivated individual with excellent organizational skills and accepts responsibility.
Gain valuable work experience
Opportunity for long term growth
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